Recruitment Specialist – [Sycamore Ave, Islandia, NY]

Location: Sycamore Ave, Islandia, NY
Fax: (631)232-7955
Contact Email:
Salary: We offer competitive salary, benefit package including medical, dental, life insurance and generous paid time off. The salary will be commensurate with experience plus includes a company car.

Position Description

The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for the recruitment of Big Brothers and Big Sisters volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) throughout Long Island for our mentoring program. She/he will develop, implement and assess recruitment goals and comprehensive year-round recruitment plans and tactics for Bigs and Littles. She/he is responsible for securing Big and Little participation and community partnerships through community cultivation, lead generation and follow-up.


  • Aptitude for, and interest in, recruiting and sales, with a willingness to learn, Prior recruiting and/or sales experience is a plus
  • Strong Social Media experience
  • Proven oral and written communication abilities with an emphasis on active listening and public presentation skills; able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of prospects, customers, volunteers and staff
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is essential;
  • Self-starter who can work independently and takes initiative; is flexible, adaptable, organized and has a strong attention to detail
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends on a regular basis
  • Frequent travel is required. Must have a valid driver’s license.


  • Work with the Director of Services to develop, assess and revise annual recruitment goals,
  • Develop and implement year-round recruitment plans for volunteer and girl membership growth, using market and population data, membership trends and other pertinent information.
  • Build awareness of Big Brothers Big Sisters of LI through presentations, speaking engagements, in-person meetings and networking with schools/educators, community organizations, corporations, faith-based institutions and other appropriate groups. Join, and become an active member in, professional networking groups as directed by the Director of Services
  • Plan and deliver effective and consistent recruiting events.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter, including salary history and requirements, and resume via mail, email or fax to:

Carmelina Vassallo
Director of Human Resources
145 Sycamore Avenue
Islandia, NY 11749
fax (631)232-7955